Division of Recreation

 

Glenville Recreation Center Youth Participate in MLK Speech Renactment  

Glenville Recreation Center youth participated in the Cleveland CAVS celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the CAVS vs. Warriors game on January 14, 2018. Forty youth and parents from the rec center were chartered to the Q Arena where they enjoyed the game and participated courtside to watch a reenactment of a speech Dr. King gave at Glenville High School in 1967. -More


Division of Recreation Hours of Operation

Administrative Office: Weekdays 8 am to 5 pm
Recreation Centers: Weekdays 11:30 am to 8 pm, Saturdays 9:30 am to 6:00 pm
Playground Summer Staff: Weekdays 9:30 am to 6 pm

There are recreational opportunities and cultural experiences for all ages and interest groups. Recreational programs and swimming are free for City of Cleveland residents. Fees apply to facility rental.

  • Glenville Recreation Center Youth Participate in MLK Speech Renactment

    Glenville Recreation Center youth participated in the Cleveland CAVS celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the CAVS vs. Warriors game on January 14, 2018. Forty youth and parents from the rec center were chartered to the Q Arena where they enjoyed the game and participated courtside to watch a reenactment of a speech Dr. King gave at Glenville High School in 1967.

  • Recreation Centers Offering Lifeguard Training Classes

    Clevelanders 15 years and older can become professional American Red Cross Certified Lifeguards. Successful completion of the course does not guarantee employment with the City of Cleveland. Training classes and review courses run through May, 2018.

  • Bike Rack Service Available Downtown on East 4th

    The service comes complete with parking spaces, personal lockers, and changing/shower facilities at 2148 East 4th. Those needing more information may call 216.771.7120.

  • League Park's Baseball Heritage Museum Gift Shop Offers Cleveland Baseball Souvenirs

    Professional Cleveland sports teams had their start at historic League Park. It's now home to the Baseball Heritage Museum, which offers keepsakes including mugs, t-shirts, baseballs, and League Park History DVD's, all at reasonable prices.

  • City Recreation Volunteer Openings Available Year-Round

    The Division of Recreation is seeking volunteers. Recreation center volunteers enrich the community in several areas including the arts, sports, education, and mentoring. These generous individuals are from diverse backgrounds and include people of all ages from recent graduates seeking practical experience, to retirees with spare time to share. 

Senior Recreational Activities

216.664.2321 or 216.664.2570 - Weekdays 8 am to 5 pm

Recreation Center Locations and Schedules

This program encompasses a variety of classes and activities at various recreational centers. Activities include aquacise, arts & crafts, aerobics, chess, checkers and other social activities


Camp Forbes Senior Program

216.263.5325 - Weekdays 8 am to 5 pm

Each Fall, the Division of Recreation invites senior groups to take part in a day of activities. Seniors have the opportunity to socialize, exercise, eat a well-balanced hot lunch, and take part in a variety of planned activities. Senior groups are registered on a first-come, first-served basis. The program culminates with five separate holiday parties with all of the trimmings and a visit from Santa Claus himself.

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